Episode 62

62: Adopting open science practices (with Dorothy Bishop)

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June 4th, 2018

57 mins 29 secs

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Dan and James chat about the adoption of open science practices with Dorothy Bishop, Professor of Developmental Neuropsychology at the University of Oxford.

Here are some highlights from the show:

  • Why Dorothy starting adopting open science practices
  • Forking paths of analysis
  • Dorothy’s experience with her first registered report
  • Issues around data deposition
  • When someone finds an error in your data
  • What happens when a senior researcher is using questionable research practices?
  • What to do when you’re caught doing something wrong
  • Detecting errors in other papers
  • The potential for open data to be weaponised
  • How error detection is interpersonally difficult
  • Carving out time for non-work pursuits
  • The benefits of writing fiction when you're a scientist
  • Using video for science communication
  • James Heathers: Cat dealer
  • Promoting your research vs. promoting yourself
  • Dorothy’s book recommendation

Links
Dan Gilbert’s paper: http://science.sciencemag.org/content/351/6277/1037.2
Merchants of doubt [book]: https://www.amazon.com/Merchants-Doubt-Handful-Scientists-Obscured/dp/1608193942
Dorothy's blog: deevybee.blogspot.com
Dorothy's crime novels: https://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_ebooks_1?ie=UTF8&field-author=Deevy+Bishop&search-alias=digital-text&text=Deevy+Bishop&sort=relevancerank
Dorothy on Twitter: twitter.com/deevybee

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Music credits: Lee Rosevere freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/

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